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Burke’s Home Center Fulton Store Honored with National Award

OSWEGO, NY – Burke’s Home Center’s Fulton store was recently honored for being in the Top 10 in Warehouse Purchases for 2009-2010.  This award honors the Top 10 Do It Best Members across the nation for the support of building materials purchased through warehouse distribution.

The Burke’s Home Center’s Fulton Store achieved this award by consolidating their purchases through the Do It Best Co-op, of which Burke’s is a strong member.

Shown receiving the award are Chuck and Tom Handley, owners of Burke’s Home Centers, with Chief Financial Officer Dave Haist (left) and Chief Executive Officer Bob Taylor.

They received the award at the Do It Best annual meeting in October at Indianapolis, Indiana.

“These members are the cornerstone of our success,” Haist stated. “In their local markets, they have earned their customers’ trust, and we are proud that we have earned their commitment. Everyone at Do it Best Corp. congratulates them on their achievements.”

Based in Fort Wayne, Ind., Do it Best Corp. is the only U.S.-based, member-owned hardware, lumber and building materials buying cooperative in the home improvement industry.

With annual sales of $2.38 billion, Do it Best Corp. is the second largest co-op in the industry, serving 4,000 member-owned locations in the United States and in 47 foreign countries.

Burke’s Do it Best Home Centers have been serving the Central New York area for nearly 85 years.

They have two convenient locations at 38 E.  Second St., Oswego and 65 N. Second St., Fulton.

For more information, visit http://www.burkes.doitbest.com/home.aspx